amsterdam - Walter Becker, guitarist and co-founder of Steely Dan, died on Sunday at the age of 67. He leaves a rich oeuvre.
Becker's death was announced on his official website. A cause of death is not mentioned. With Steely Then Becker became famous thanks to LP's like Aja, Katy Lied and Pretzel Logic. One of the biggest hits was 'Do it again'.
In July, Steely Dan had yet to perform, but then Walter Becker missed the performances. He was not allowed to leave his doctor from his doctor. 'Hopefully he'll be back soon,' said band member Donald Fagen at Billboard.
'We play Rock \u0026 Roll, but we swing when we play. We want the ongoing flow, that lightness, the fast of jazz, 'Becker said in 1974 against the magazine Rolling Stone. 'I learned music from a book with piano theory. I was only interested in piano chords. Thus, through the Harvard Dictionary of Music, I learned everything. '